month : 09/2011

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Beauty Spot On!

Dussehra is here, and Diwali is only a few weeks away, which means there are more reasons to party. It’s time to pull out your best outfits (or buy one), and put your best make up on. Make up, if bit over done, can make you look loud and gaudy; if underdone, then you will be nothing more than plain Jane. In a party everyone wants to stand ...

Places to Visit During Dussehra

Every year September 27 is observed as the United Nation’s World Tourism Day. Introduced in the year 1980, the day aims to create awareness about how tourism affects social, cultural, political and economic values worldwide. September 27 was chosen as the WTD very strategically. It marks the end of high tourist season in the northern hemisph...

10-Day Mela

Grand parades, colourful dandiyas, massive Durga idols, excessive food, revelry amidst devotion are some of the aspects that set apart Dussehra festival from the other festivals of India. Referred to as Dasara and Navratri, the ten-day long festival (including Vijayadasami) smacks of fun for the youngsters and a devotional period for the older ...

Parents Can Effectively Tackle Child Obesity

Ask any child, “What do you want to be when you grow older?” Engineer, doctor, pilot pat comes the answer. What about obese? Is that an answer you’d expect? Well, whether today’s kids want to or not, that is what they will end up as if parents don’t regulate the amount of junk food that kids consume nowadays. Obesity not only has ...

Childhood Obesity, A Growing Concern

Childhood obesity was once considered as the disease of affluent societies. The growing financial strength in the Indian subcontinent however has broken that myth. The new mall culture, and changing lifestyle has contributed heavily to this growing problem of obesity, such that even children are afflicted by this chronic condition. Studies show ...